1. If valve is not functioning, it must be re-
tuate the system. A fine mist-like spray should
placed. See Parts Manual.
be emitted from each orifice of the atomizer.
2. If valve is functioning remove tubing and
E. If system is subjected to moisture, spray valve
clean thoroughly. Then reinstall tube at valve
with a plastic coating.
end and actuate valve.
INITIAL HOOK-UP OF CYLINDER
3. If fuel is discharged from tube, remove and
The ether cylinder is disconnected from the
disassemble atomizer and clean screen and
valve and the valve and cylinder end are capped as
blow out orifices. Then connect tubing to
a safety precaution during shipment of tractor. It
atomizer and actuate valve. Fuel should be
will be necessary to hook-up the cylinder in the fol-
emitted from each orifice of atomizer. This
lowing manner prior to initial use of the system.
indicates proper functioning of the system.
4. Disconnect tubing from atomizer and rein-
1. Remove cap from valve and cap from end of
stall atomizer. Reconnect tubing to atomizer.
2. L o o s e n cylinder mounting bracket and lower
SHUTTING DOWN ENGINE
cylinder to valve.
It is important to idle an engine 3 to 5 minutes
3. Screw cylinder into valve and tighten cylinder
before shutting it down. This will allow lubricating
chambers, cylinder head, bearings, and shafts.
TROUBLE SHOOTING THE SYSTEM
Residual heat can damage many parts, ranging
If the system fails to function, it may neces-
from valves to fuel pumps. The latter suffer from
sary to trouble shoot the system as follows:
gums and deposits remaining after residual evapo-
ration. In addition, the physical stresses from ex-
A. Check the cylinder for tightness and fuel sup-
pansion and contraction can cause distortion,
permanent warping, and gasket failures. In some
cases, oil seals and cylinder sleeve seals suffer
1. If cylinder is loose, it should be tightened fin-
badly, although the results may not appear until
3. If the cylinder is not loose, it should be re-
moved and weighed. (Empty cylinder weight
IT IS GOOD PRACTICE TO IDLE ANY ENGINE LONG
ENOUGH TO REDUCE EXTREME TEMPERATURES.
is 17 ounces).
To shut down a Cummins Diesel, turn ignition
B. If system still fails to function, remove tubing
at valve and actuate valve.
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